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Title: Advanced fire-resistant forms of activated carbon and methods of adsorbing and separating gases using same

A method of removing a target gas from a gas stream is disclosed. The method uses advanced, fire-resistant activated carbon compositions having vastly improved fire resistance. Methods for synthesizing the compositions are also provided. The advanced compositions have high gas adsorption capacities and rapid adsorption kinetics (comparable to commercially-available activated carbon), without having any intrinsic fire hazard.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1248007
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM) SNL-A
Patent Number(s):
9,315,730
Application Number:
14/546,264
Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Nov 18
Research Org:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

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